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Welcome to my Elvis songs on guitar page based on the most requested, viewed and purchased tutorials of Elvis material. Below you'll find demos, chord sheets and rhythm tip to several popular Elvis songs.

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Elvis Songs On Guitar
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1. Spinout

spinout elvis presley songs

Spinout is a track from the 1966 album of the same name in which Elvis also starred.

"Spinout" was written by Ben Weisman and Sid Wayne, and it was released as a single in October 1966. The song reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The original working title for the movie was "The Bikers, the Bouncers, and the Bed," but it was later changed to "Spinout."

Elvis actually recorded two different versions of the song "Spinout" for the movie. One version was used in the opening credits, and another was used during the climactic race scene.

According to Priscilla Presley, Elvis considered "Spinout" one of his favorite films. He enjoyed the comedic elements and the opportunity to showcase his driving skills.

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2. Stuck On You

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Stuck on You was released as a single in March 1960 and became a major hit for Elvis.

The song was written by Aaron Schroeder and J. Leslie McFarland and it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and stayed there for four weeks. The song features Elvis's signature rock and roll sound combined with a catchy melody and romantic lyrics.

The track can be found on several Elvis including his 1960 album Elvis Is Back.

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3. Such A Night

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Such a Night was originally written and recorded by R&B artist Roy Brown in 1953, but Elvis covered the song and released his version in 1960. Elvis's rendition of "Such a Night" was featured on his album titled "Elvis Is Back!" which was released in the same year.

Elvis's version of "Such a Night" showcased his unique vocal style and blended elements of rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and rockabilly. It remains a popular and well-known song in Elvis's repertoire.

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4. Surrender

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Surrender was a huge hit for Elvis in 1961 hitting #1 in several countries and a top 5 in many others.

The song hails from the album "Elvis' Golden Records Vol 3".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: downstrokes - then down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: Dm, Gm, A7, Dmaj7, D, Em, Gbm, Bm
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5. Suspicious Minds is here!


6. Teddy Bear

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Teddy Bear is a song recorded by Elvis Presley that was released as a single in 1957. It was written by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe, and produced by Steve Sholes. The song is classified as rock and roll and doo-wop, with a playful and catchy melody.

"Teddy Bear" features Presley's distinctively smooth vocals and upbeat rhythm, and its lyrics are about a young man who expresses his desire to be his sweetheart's "teddy bear" and protect her. The song is often considered a lighthearted, fun, and innocent example of Presley's early rock and roll style.

"Teddy Bear" was a commercial success, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, and also charting in other countries. It was Presley's seventh #1 hit in the U.S., and it further solidified his status as a prominent figure in the emerging rock and roll genre. The song was also included on Presley's second album, "Loving You," which was released in 1957.

In addition to its commercial success, "Teddy Bear" has remained a popular and enduring song in Presley's discography. It has been covered by numerous artists over the years and has been featured in various films, TV shows, and commercials. Its catchy melody and playful lyrics continue to make it a beloved song among fans of Elvis Presley's music.

The song reached #1 in the US and Canada and #3 in the UK.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm:down up stop up down up stop up in a fast shuffle with some walking bass
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, Gb, F, C, C7, C
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7. That's Alright Mama

thats all right mama elvis presley songs

That's All Right Mama was the first commercial single by  Elvis and is considered one of his breakthrough songs. The song was originally written and recorded by blues musician Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup in 1946.

Elvis's version of the song was recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 5, 1954. It combined elements of blues, country, and rockabilly, creating a new and exciting sound that would become a cornerstone of rock and roll.

The single was released on July 19, 1954, and received positive reviews, helping to establish Elvis as a rising star in the music industry.

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8. The Girl Of My Best Friend

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The Girl of My Best Friend was written by Beverly Ross and Sam Bobrick. Elvis recorded his version of the song on March 26, 1960, at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee.

The song was released as a single in 1960 and reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was also included on Elvis's album titled "Elvis Is Back!" which was released in the same year. The song showcases Elvis's smooth vocals and features a mix of rock and roll and pop influences.

"The Girl of My Best Friend" has since become a popular and well-recognized song in Elvis's discography. It has been covered by various artists over the years and remains a favorite among fans of his music.

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9. The Green Green Grass Of Home

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The Green Green Grass of Home was originally written by Claude "Curly" Putman Jr. and first recorded by country singer Johnny Darrell in 1965.

Elvis Presley's rendition of "The Green Green Grass of Home" was recorded in February 1967 during sessions for his album "How Great Thou Art," but it wasn't initially included on that album. Instead, it was released as a single in November 1967 with "Kentucky Rain" on the B-side.

While Elvis's version of the song was not as commercially successful as some of his other recordings, it remains a notable entry in his discography. It showcases his versatile vocal abilities and interpretation of a country ballad.

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10. The Lady Loves Me

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The Lady Loves Me is a duet between Elvis and actress Ann-Margret and was featured in the 1964 musical film "Viva Las Vegas" in which they both starred. The song was written by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett.

In "Viva Las Vegas," Elvis's character, Lucky Jackson, and Ann-Margret's character, Rusty Martin, perform "The Lady Loves Me" as a playful and comedic duet. The song showcases their chemistry and playful banter on screen.

"The Lady Loves Me" was included on the soundtrack album of the film, and it has become a fan favorite over the years. The song captures the energetic and lighthearted spirit of the movie and remains a memorable musical moment in Elvis's career.

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11. The Next Step

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The Next Step is a track on the album "That's the Way It Is."

"Elvis: That's the Way It Is" is a live album by Elvis Presley, released in 1970. The song "The Next Step" is featured on this album, showcasing Elvis's live performances during his Las Vegas concerts in 1970.

The album captures Elvis's energetic and captivating stage presence, with "The Next Step" being one of the tracks that contribute to the overall experience.

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12. The Promised Land

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The Promised Land was originally written and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1964, but Elvis covered the song and included it on his album titled "Promised Land," released in 1975.

Elvis's version of "Promised Land" is a rock and roll rendition of the song with his distinctive vocals and energetic style. It became a popular track among Elvis fans and remains a notable entry in his discography.

It's worth noting that "Promised Land" was also released as a single by Elvis in 1974, a year before the album of the same name. The song received positive reviews and achieved moderate success on the charts.

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13. The Wonder Of You

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The Wonder Of You was recorded as a live performance in 1970 and appeared on the "Live Stage" album.

As happened a few times, an Elvis song would score a #1 hit on the US country charts and that's what happened with this song. The song also hit #1 in Denmark and the UK. 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up stop up down down up stop up down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D7, G, Em, Am, D7sus, D7, G7, Em, E7, C, Bm, D#
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14. There's Always Me

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There's Always Me can be found on the album "Something for Everybody," released in 1961. The song was written by Don Robertson, a songwriter who contributed to many of Elvis's songs.

This song was released as a single in 1961 but did not achieve significant chart success.

"There's Always Me" is a romantic ballad expressing a reassuring message to a loved one. The song reflects the narrator's devotion and availability, emphasizing that no matter what happens, they will always be there for the person they love.

Once again as music videos were not widely produced during the time of the song's release, there is no official music video for "There's Always Me."

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15. They Remind Me To0 Much Of You

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They Remind Me Too Much of You was written by Don Robertson and was featured on the soundtrack album for the 1963 film "It Happened at the World's Fair," in which Elvis starred.

This track showcases Elvis's smooth and emotive vocals. The song expresses feelings of longing and reminiscence as the lyrics reflect on someone who reminds the singer of a lost love. It captures the romantic and melancholic themes often present in Elvis's ballads.

The soundtrack album for "It Happened at the World's Fair" includes several other songs performed by Elvis, such as "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "One Broken Heart for Sale." "They Remind Me Too Much of You" is among the tracks that highlight Elvis's ability to convey heartfelt emotions through his singing.

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16. Thinking About You

thinking about you elvis presley songs

Thinking About You is a track on his album "Promised Land."

"Promised Land" is an album by Elvis Presley released in 1975, and the song "Thinking About You" is included on this album.

The track showcases Elvis's vocal prowess and his ability to convey emotion through his singing.

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17. Tonight's So Right For Love

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Tonight's So Right for Love was written by Abner Silver and Sid Wayne and was featured on the soundtrack album for the 1960 film "G.I. Blues," in which Elvis starred.

This song is an upbeat and catchy song that captures the joyful and romantic atmosphere of the film. The track showcases Elvis's smooth vocals and the lively musical style prevalent in many of his songs from the early 1960s.

The soundtrack album for "G.I. Blues" includes other notable tracks such as the title track "G.I. Blues" and "Wooden Heart." "Tonight's So Right for Love" remains a memorable song from the movie and adds to Elvis's extensive discography.

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18. Too Much Monkey Business

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Too Much Monkey Business was originally written and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1956. Elvis covered the song and included it on his album titled "Elvis Is Back!" released in 1960.

Elvis's version of "Too Much Monkey Business" is a lively and energetic rendition that showcases his rock and roll style. The song features Elvis's distinctive vocals and the characteristic guitar-driven sound of his early recordings. It captures the spirit of the original Chuck Berry version while adding Elvis's own flair.

Elvis Is Back!" is widely regarded as one of Elvis's best albums, and his version of "Too Much Monkey Business" is a standout track on the record.

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19. Treat Me Nice

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Treat Me Nice was a B-side song to the A-side single Jailhouse Rock which was release back in 1957.

The song also appeared in the Jailhouse Rock film.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up stop up down up stop up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C, C7, F, D7, G7, Adim, C#7
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20. Trying To Get To You

trying to get to you elvis presley songs

Trying To Get To You is an early Elvis song that can be found on the album "Elvis Presley" (also known as Elvis Presley's debut album or Elvis Presley Rock n' Roll No. 1). It was written by Rose Marie McCoy and Charles Singleton.

"Trying To Get To You" was released as a single in 1956. It reached number 33 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart and number 6 on the Billboard Country Singles chart.

The track is an emotional and soulful song about the struggles and determination of trying to reach a loved one. It portrays a sense of urgency and longing for connection, reflecting the narrator's relentless efforts to be with the person they desire.

No official music video was produced for "Trying To Get To You" due to its release predating the era of music videos.

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21. Walk A Mile In My Shoes

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Walk a Mile in My Shoes is a song written by Joe South and originally released by South himself in 1970. Elvis covered the song and included it on his live album titled "On Stage" released in 1970.

Elvis's version of "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" is a powerful and soulful rendition that showcases his vocal range and emotional delivery. The song's lyrics emphasize empathy and understanding, urging listeners to put themselves in someone else's shoes before passing judgment. It aligns well with Elvis's ability to connect with his audience through his performances.

"On Stage" features live recordings from Elvis's performances in Las Vegas in 1969 and 1970. "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" stands out as one of the standout tracks on the album and remains a popular song in Elvis's discography.

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22. Washed My Hands In Muddy Water

washed my hands in muddy water elvis presley songs

Washed My Hands in Muddy Water was written by Joe Babcock and released by Elvis in 1970. The song was included on his studio album titled "That's the Way It Is," as well as on various compilation albums.

Elvis's version of "Washed My Hands in Muddy Water" is a bluesy and soulful track that showcases his vocal prowess. The song tells a story of a character who finds himself in trouble and is trying to wash away the stains of his past actions.

"That's the Way It Is" is a critically acclaimed album that features a mix of studio recordings and live performances from Elvis's shows in Las Vegas. "Washed My Hands in Muddy Water" is among the standout tracks on the album, demonstrating Elvis's versatility in various musical styles.

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23. Way Down

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Way Down was one of Elvis's last recorded songs before his death in 1977.

"Way Down" was released as a single in 1977 and also appeared on his album titled "Moody Blue."

The song became a posthumous hit for Elvis, reaching the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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24. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again

when my blue moon elvis presley songs

When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again was written in 1940 and first recorded in 1941 by the writers Wiley Walker and Gene Sullivan.

Elvis recorded the song years later in 1956 for his album Elvis. The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: E, B7, A
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25. Where Did They Go Lord

where did they go lord elvis presley songs

Where Did They Go, Lord was written by Dallas Frazier and Arthur Leo "Doodle" Owens. Elvis's version of the song was included on his album titled "He Touched Me," released in 1972.

"Where Did They Go, Lord?" is a poignant and reflective song that explores themes of loss, longing, and the passage of time. Elvis's heartfelt vocals convey the emotions embedded within the lyrics. The song has a gospel-inspired sound, reflecting the overall style of the "He Touched Me" album, which features a mix of gospel and inspirational tracks.

"He Touched Me" is one of Elvis's gospel albums and received critical acclaim upon its release. "Where Did They Go, Lord?" stands as one of the standout tracks on the album, showcasing Elvis's ability to convey deep emotions through his music.

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26. You Gave Me A Mountain

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You Gave Me a Mountain was written by Marty Robbins and was first released by Robbins in 1969. Elvis later covered the song and included it on his live album titled "Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis," released in 1974.

Elvis's version of "You Gave Me a Mountain" is a powerful and emotionally charged performance. The song reflects on personal struggles and the strength to overcome challenges. With his signature vocal delivery, Elvis captures the depth and intensity of the lyrics.

"Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis" features recordings from his live concert at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis on March 20, 1974. "You Gave Me a Mountain" is one of the standout tracks on the album, showcasing Elvis's ability to captivate audiences with his heartfelt performances.

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27. Young And Beautiful

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Young and Beautiful was originally written for the 1957 film "Jailhouse Rock" in which Elvis starred. The song was composed by Aaron Schroeder and Abner Silver.

In the film, Elvis performs "Young and Beautiful" during a scene where his character, Vince Everett, records the song in a studio. The song showcases Elvis's smooth vocals and romantic style, fitting well with the film's narrative.

"Young and Beautiful" was included on the "Jailhouse Rock" soundtrack album, which was released in 1957. The song has since become a beloved part of Elvis's catalog and remains a popular track among his fans.

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